So much for a high water year. But if you were a duck, eh!
Sobbing water. Sad water (30 minutes from public sobbing). Sadder water. (32 minutes from open sobbing.) Happy water. Yay! Love a beaver today!
Sympathetic magic is a complex term for a simple phenomena: in pre-Enlightenment culture, the power of objects was believed to derive from similarities between them; knowledge of these similarities, and the ordering […]
It is cold 10,000 years old, left by a glacier, which harvested it for 50,000 years. Okanagan Lake, at Okanagan Landing It’s not a lake. It’s an inland fjord. Its bedrock descends over […]
Ring-necked pheasant shows us how. Here’s a closeup that shows his technique. Your turn!
The bubbles of air that have been drawn by wave action concentrated by an opening and closing gap on the ice of Okanagan Lake, go no further than the crack. Under the […]
Snow looks white and cold. It looks like a cold carpet over the earth. That’s the way a mammal thinks. A mammal has built itself around its own stove. To the creatures […]
Today, joy. Way up high, the sun. High up above us, in the shallows of the sea of glorious winter fog Okanagan Lake gives off for the entire length of its 135 kilometre fresh […]
Let us praise the little rock fish, the Columbia Sculpin, cottus hubsi… … and let us praise the snow that reveals her on the shore of Okanagan Lake, that 135 kilometre long story […]
In my valley, the Okanagan, winter is a time for the earth and the ocean — and the people who actually love the land and not an image of it. It’s not […]